Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shreveport” in chapter 142, page 545 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...g Grand Ecore, for on the bluffs around the settlement the remains of works intended for large guns and as rifle-pits, may be seen.
These were built last summer when General Banks made a feint upon Shreveport by way of diverting the attention of the enemy from his attack upon Port Hudson.
No attempt was made to fortify it when the present movement began on Sunday, April third. General Banks arrived here...
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